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WEI Enlong
Sport Para athletics
NPC China   
GenderMen
Age33
Place of BirthChangde, CHN
Height1.80 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F46
Further Personal Information
Residence
China
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2004 in Changde, People's Republic of China.
Why this sport?
In 2003 he took part in training for Para athletes organised by the local federation for people with an impairment. After this he decided to train for the discus and the shot put.
Club / Team
Hunan Province: China
Name of coach
Zhang Heng, CHN
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
China
Tournament
Asian Para Games
Location
Guangzhou, CHN
General Interest
Hobbies
Basketball. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the men's F46 shot put at the 2017 World Championships in London, England. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang, Chinese basketball player Yao Ming. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019, 17 Jul 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Faster, higher, stronger." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2011 he won a Sportsmanship Award in Hunan Province, People's Republic of China. (cpc2008.org.cn, 19 Oct 2011)

In 2011 he was presented with a Merit Citation Class One by the provincial government in Hunan, People's Republic of China. (hanshou.gov.cn, 17 Feb 2011)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (m.sohu.com, 06 Aug 2017; cdrb.cdyee.com, 17 May 2019)
Impairment
The impairment to his right hand is the result of an accident he had at age six. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2011 Discus Throw F46 44.58
5 2011 Shot Put F44/46 14.47
2 2015 Discus Throw F46 50.29
2 2015 Shot Put F46 15.52
1 2017 Shot Put F46 15.64
2 2017 Discus Throw F46 48.10
4 2019 Shot Put F46 15.43
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2018 Discus Throw F46 47.19
1 2018 Shot Put F46 15.67